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  • Your theories walk the brink of absurdity.
  • Your first sneer of menace will bring down a spell of great distress.
  • I learn from a multitude of sources. I cannot annotate or codify each iota of information which comes my way.
  • One cannot judge important matters on the basis of porridge bowls.
  • I am never irrelevant, nor yet trivial.
  • A variety of deaths by contrasting processes may well enter into your punishment.
  • Another goblet, if you pleaseā€¦ and the decanter.
  • As a traveler from afar, ignorant of your customs, I thought it best to watch quietly a few moments, lest I in error commit a solecism.
  • Bah. The concept is jejune.
  • By no means! Rather fear for your own sodden vitality, which goes on in even greater peril!
  • Come, come! You make a flagrantly unreasonable request!
  • Come, step out here; we will examine the contents of your bag.
  • Correct! You are a man of discernment.
  • Do you care to precede me, or walk discreetly to the rear?
  • Everywhere at this time of Earth’s dying exceptional circumstances are to be noted.
  • First, I must inquire, how profound is your knowledge?
  • For me the causality is unconvincing.
  • His deeds have been meretricious.
  • Hold up proceedings!
  • I am already an accomplished wizard; the increment will merely enhance my craft.
  • I am first and last a gentleman of honor.
  • I am guilty only of merriment!
  • I am rationality personified; it is unthinking to suggest otherwise!
  • I can resolve your perplexity.
  • I can suffocate you with pearls, blind you with diamonds.
  • I detest this indecision.
  • I doubt if he is capable of such abnegation.
  • I have taken council with myself and believe I can adequately fulfill the obligations of the job.
  • I insist upon a rigid separation of functions.
  • I surmise you to be a noted wizard, seething with spells.
  • In all candor I have forgotten the question.
  • Let us drink beer, quart for quart, while we dance the double coppola!
  • Let us drink wine and consider the matter dispassionately.
  • Malice is a quality to be deplored.
  • May I ask the source of your amusement?
  • Must I really expatiate?
  • My eye went to you like the nectar moth flits to the jacynth.
  • My honor has been assailed!
  • My planning and my magic were decisive!
  • My wants are simple: an alcove, a couch, a morsel of food for my supper.
  • No, no: you are out of order! Regulations must be observed.
  • Our contract encompasses situations of this sort.
  • Some malignancy has bewitched your brain.
  • Somewhere there is a flaw in your concepts.
  • Such language is vulgar.
  • Such matters lie beyond my specific knowledge.
  • The air tingles at one’s skin with characteristic zest.
  • The contingency is remote.
  • The entire episode is a mockery!
  • The idea is essentially sound.
  • The position appears worthy of consideration.
  • The possibilities would seem incompatible.
  • The question regarding hidden valuables again becomes relevant.
  • The tenets of your belief are demonstrably accurate.
  • There is no more haste in the matter.
  • This is inhuman malice! I shall see to it you receive your just desserts!
  • This normally would be my impulse. But these people have stimulated me to quixotic folly.
  • To victims and unfortunates we extend twenty profound solaces!
  • Trust me to outwit this moon-calf!
  • What causes such immediate sobriety?
  • You cite advantages of which I was unaware.
  • You have no inducement to offer?
  • You must now see the futility of your trick.
  • You put me in an uncomfortable position.
  • You should have considered this before you maimed me.
  • Your admiration is understandable.
  • Your prudence is commendable.
  • Your request is unorthodox.
  • Today I breakfast in bed. Rarely do I so indulge myself.
  • Your wisdom is consumed in confidence.
  • Away! If I didn’t need them so desperately, I would remove my ears, which in this case have attended you far too long.
  • No problem is so large or so difficult that it cannot be blamed on someone else.
  • I fear that the penalties prescribed by tradition must come into effect.
  • It would be unwise to dress thus, even at night.
  • Seen in this light, my gain is small, yours is great.
  • Surely two more unfortunate people do not exist.
  • The likelihood of pleasure seems small; there are discordants in the episode.
  • The rumor goes that I am demon-bereft of my senses.
  • Your pronouncement is sound beyond argument.
  • Your protests, though of superficial plausibility, will not bear serious examination.
  • My congratulations on your success. My hat and purse clasp will suit you well, although they show your current ensemble to its disadvantage.
  • Surely amity would be more productive, especially when you have a deodand behind you.
  • Whilst you may believe that you have the advantage, arcane forces beyond your comprehension act in my favor.
  • Nonsense. I was simply protecting your decorative footwear from the river’s mud.
  • Removing both of my legs seems an excessive punishment. What threat is a hopping vagabond?
  • I nominate you to enforce my edicts.
  • I claim my right to hospitality and generous treatment, as is the usual custom towards travelers.
  • You exude such a personal chife into the air that the stench of the blood may well be redundant.
  • It is not, in any sense, a nice touch.
  • I see that my intercession is useless.
  • Mercy? Why? Your current situation is the consequence of your mode of existence.
  • I will not have my veracity assailed.
  • I declare the matter concluded, so claim first share of the spoils.
  • A person of the proper quality would reject the idea out of hand.
  • Your claims as to “comprehensive experience” would seem to be well-founded.
  • In such a case my bare denial carries no great weight.
  • I suspect that my continued presence will only distract you from your private business, so bid you my leave.
  • I have a superstitious nature: my appeal for divine aid was a reflex, not a spell.
  • I suspect that your mental capacity is of a low order.
  • You are, after all, a volunteer.
  • I am in no way dispirited by the evident lack of volunteers. I shall merely resort to conscription.
  • The response I expected was gratitude, not open-mouthed disgust.
  • Indeed, the word can have that meaning, amongst the uneducated.
  • As you are a stranger to reasoned argument, I will not exert myself in that regard.
  • I would add “corruptibility” to that list of virtues.
  • It is time for you to realize your moral turpitude.
  • A defensible position, if delivered with smugness.
  • I do not concede, I merely lack the inclination to develop my argument.
  • You are insufficiently distinguished to merit a sobriquet.
  • I look forward to observing that theory put into practice.
  • You have violated my usufructuary privileges!
  • I can tell that you are familiar with the abridged version of the text.
  • This is undeniably the work of a diseased imagination.
  • I have seldom seen objects so studiously repulsive.
  • I do not require material compensation; a humble apology will suffice.
  • You seem to be suffering from a paroxysm. Bear up; I will fetch assistance.
  • I am infuriated by your allegations!
  • I am generally aware of the important passages.
  • I have learned never to act without explicit instructions.
  • I offer condolences for your lack of taste.
  • Some of my customers are quite grudging.
  • You have assailed my most valuable commodity, that is to say, my honor!
  • I have banished such trivia from my mind.
  • I am listening with two ears.
  • You underestimate my attachment, both to this venture and to my comrades.
  • There is scope for a less antagonistic relationship.
  • The valley and the road are beautiful, but there is an elegiac element lacking, I feel.
  • Sir, we are both persons of quality. Surely there is some prospect of a private arrangement?
  • I see that my dream of a bone-pipe organ moves nearer to actuality.
  • By no means! I sought only to lessen the tedium of the occasion.
  • I assure you that I act for the common good, unalloyed, and in all its symmetrical charm.
  • The Law of Equivalencies is no bagatelle to be disregarded on a whim.
  • I must confess that I am surprised and hurt by this turn of events.
  • I trust that your nicety of phrasing is merely an affectation, rather than a device to undermine the generous spirit of our discussions.
  • The virtue of tenacity, especially when possessed by one’s enemies, is overstated.
  • The posture is undignified, but the advantage is clear.
  • I would do so gladly, but my brain is full at the moment.
  • The stricture is inexplicable, but not onerous. I shall abide by it.
  • A half-dozen spells writhe and gambol about my cortex.
  • Cease your ruction! The deception was, once again, for your own benefit.
  • Come along with us; you have an unconvincing manner.
  • Such strictures surely do not apply in this case.
  • Perhaps you will accept this sum to spare me the effort of carrying it?
  • There is no need for furtiveness.
  • You overrate the value of these humble objects.
  • To undertake the task myself would be an insult to your prowess and bravery.
  • I maintain a prior lien on all of his properties, taken out in anticipation of any future crimes against my person.
  • That statement would seem less ominous if you were to curtail your drooling.
  • Allow me to pinpoint your plan’s crucial hidden flaw.
  • Let us instead debate the former names of this location.
  • Consider the many opportunities for quiet contemplation.
  • An intriguing doctrine, which I shall have to consider at length.
  • I must consult my references, which will require me to leave immediately.
  • Surely such simple folk cannot be any threat to us.
  • I remain perplexed. Perhaps you could demonstrate?
  • I do not consider either alternative desirable. I propose a third option.
  • Alas that I am temporarily short of funds. Would it be possible to extend some sort of credit?
  • Your selection of merchandise is indeed extensive and not without interest. However I am forced to wonder about its possible authenticity.
  • Surely I have seen similar before, although admittedly it was not so extortionately priced.
  • There are those who would seek scapegoats merely to excuse their own lumpish nature.
  • Who knows what strange creatures pilfer and intrigue under our dying sun?
  • I would prefer not to spend my days with footpads, hoodwinks, sundry imps, and incubi.
  • Diligence, discipline, and dignity: that is what we seek.
  • She should be reasonably clean and not smell of fish.
  • You should practice optimism.
  • I feel travel to be potentially enriching experience.
  • I am not adverse to performing a service for my fellow man, especially if suitably remunerated.
  • Alas for the death of good taste and dignity!
  • As for me, my dignity denies me the opportunity to brawl in the street like a common delinquent.
  • Surely you are not one to let a trivial matter get in the way of good fellowship and a glass of strong ale?
  • I suggest we take the opportunity to consider personal enrichment.
  • Not a moment to spare. Quick, I see the chance of an excellent meal at virtually no cost to ourselves.
  • What, you offer me remuneration? I trust you remember that I am a person of consequence accustomed to being richly rewarded.
  • My father often advised the taking of snuff in times of crisis. Pray excuse me while I return home to collect some.
  • I feel that if people of good will could sit down together and discuss things in a reasoned manner, we could at least make our escape unnoticed.
  • You will excuse me, sir; after all, it’s not as if your face was sufficiently memorable.
  • It would appear that dastardly magics are afoot within this eldritch place.
  • Had I wished for a quiet vacation, I would have gone to Sfere!
  • Locked! There is not a lock yet which can withstand the carefully applied forces of logic, dexterity, and the Excellent Prismatic Spray.
  • Duty and self interest combine. A dead deodand is not merely one less hazard to face but also represents the possibility of an excellent pair of boots from the hide.
  • I, for one, would pay handsomely to escape this clinging forest.
  • Tarry not; such is the nature of our party that even a warm welcome cools on closer acquaintance.
  • A journey suggests many possibilities. The possibility that it may enable me to avoid sundry creditors being one of the more important.
  • I would gladly pay what is owing but I am by nature a philanthropist and have given virtually everything I own to the poor. Candor compels me to admit that most of the poor were tapsters, bawds, trollops, and courtesans.
  • I recommend we leave; quietly, and with a minimum of fuss. I also recommend that we do it now.
  • Yet even as you spoke I saw a film pass over the face of the sun.
  • When I was younger I spent much time in the company of sages and pedants. That assuaged my thirst for knowledge and now I shun such company when at all possible.
  • The ale, while in itself foul, does at least mask the taste of the gruel.
  • Do not burn down your own house in order to inconvenience even your chief wife’s mother!
  • Where the road bends abruptly, take short steps.
  • However high the tree, the shortest axe can reach the trunk.
  • You must learn to itch where you can scratch.
  • Who in a single language can compare the tranquilizing grace of a maiden with the invigorating pleasure of witnessing a well-contested rat-fight?
  • It has been said that there are few situations in life that cannot be honorably settled, and without loss of time, either by suicide, a bag of gold, or by thrusting a despised antagonist over the edge of a precipice upon a dark night.
  • Shame fades in the morning, debts remain from day to day.
  • Among virtuous friends a slight inclination of the head is as efficacious as the more painful admonition from an iron-shod foot.
  • However deep one digs a well, it affords no refuge in time of flood.
  • The ready availability of suicide, like sex and alcohol, is one of life’s basic consolations.

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